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Whether you're aiming for YouTube videos or Hollywood-style epics, you need what Premiere Elements can't provide: crystal-clear guidance and real world know-how. This Missing Manual delivers. Packed with great ideas on how to spiff up your footage, this book helps you avoid the dreaded Help! I Never Do Anything With My Video syndrome. With this book, you'll learn how to use Premiere's two approaches to filmmaking: The quick-and-easy InstantMovie technique, and the classic, handcrafted approach for frame-by-frame editing with fine-tuned transitions, effects, and more. Premiere expert Chris Grover combines a touch of humor with insights, tips, and tricks culled from years of moviemaking experience to help you release your inner Scorsese.

  • Create movies from start to finish with hands-on, step-by-step instructions

  • Use InstantMovie to whip up a video ready for prime time

  • Learn frame-by-frame editing to handcraft your story like the pros do

  • Share your movie by saving it to disc, uploading it, or emailing it

  • Add video effects that dazzle

  • Use keyframes to precisely control cuts, special effects, and sound

  • Tap Premiere's automated tools to analyze, organize, and rate your clips

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